The fund is open to individuals or companies that are less than 3 years old who require feasibility support for an idea in manufacturing or international traded services. The business idea should have the potential to create 10 or more jobs and export within the next 3 years, and achieve sales revenues of €1m by year 3. A maximum of 50% or €25,000 support towards a maximum feasibility spend of €50,000 is available to apply for. For further detail including eligibility criteria please follow the link

The Fund call will open for applications from entrepreneurs and early stage start-up companies in counties Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Kildare, Meath and Wicklow, on Monday 11th January 2016 and will close at 3pm on Monday 25th January 2016